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He's all about the cleanup Btl B1 Wednesday, January 9, 2019 Tues.-Sun. IOAM-6PM 100 W. Washington St Charles Town 'Xochitl &Ximena' Check,: homegrown Ut Robert Snyder's new comic strip I !' to ~j j SHEPHERDSTOWN - The Shepherdstown Film Society will start its spring: season on: Jan:. 25 with the award,winning 2003 Ger- man film, "Good By i emt,!'' Films with aipblitie:al t,g, ist are . the theme for the spring selec- tion. The film, directed by Wolfgang Becker and set in 1989, involves a family of dedicated Communists who decide to shield their moth- er, who's awake after months in a coma for months from the evils of capitalism. In his review, crit- ic Roger Ebert explained the cen- tral idea of the movie this way: "Imagine an American Rip Van Winkle who is told that President Gore has led a United Nations co- alition in liberating Afghanistan while cutting taxes for working people, attacking polluters and forcing the drug companies to cut their bloated profits." The other films on the lineup include: "Under the Sun" from 2015 on Feb. 8; "Timbuktu" from 2014 on Feb. 22; Robin Williams' portrayal of Armed Forces Radio DJ Adrian Cronaur from 1987, "Good Morning, Vietnam" on March 8; "The Insult" from 2017 on March 22 and finally "The Motorcycle Diaries" from 2004 on April 19. "Timbuktu" will be presented in collaboration with Shepherd's International Affairs Program and Department of History and "Under the Sun" will be shown in conjunction with the universi- The Shepherdatown Film Society's new season starts Jan. 25 with a showing of "Good Bye Leninr' at Reynolds Hall on the campus of Shepherd University. Set In East Germany around the time of the fall of Berlin Wall, the German movie focuses on Alex (Daniel BrOhl, above left), a son trying to hide the reality of huge political changes from his sick mother, a Party loyalist awake after months in s coma. ty's Common Reading Program, with the post-film discussion led by Marat Akopian, a visiting pro- fessor in Shepherd's political sci- ence/global studies department. "The Insult" explores the frayed social fabric of Lebanon as seen through a dispute between a Christian homeowner and a Pal- estinian laborer. "The Motorcycle Diaries," di- rected by Walter Salles, focus- es on a life-changing road trip Che Guevara took around South America, helping to mold the po- i litical revolutionary he became4 So(': Shepherd's Scarborough bac - ety provides the financial ing that allows the society to bi y licenses to show the films and to cover other needs. " .! ! Je rson County Ill Ill Ill Ill lit III Illl Ill m Ill m i Ill III m Ill m m Ill tml,ill lie m IIi ill III II ' ! I ! : R, WWW, AWS]C.ORG I mm am n m m mm mm m mm m ~m~ sm mu n mm ~me ~1 February 9, 2019 Hollywood Cas/noat ar/es Town Races q)) Doors open pm q/j) Tickets: ~SSIperson For Ttckets Con c Ann Trumble: 304.876.116 ! or small: AWStrumb ail,com (Due ~ casino rqulatlonk e//Iluelth~ must be over ~|) %"% a c~u~ soaa ' | (:hades own aptist Halt Fun Family Event Information, Games, Fundraisers, Luminaria Ceremony, and Survivor/CareRiver Rec ltion J ! ' ! t r ,u ,l,r/ v iu ,n,( Enter mac & cheese and chill for FREE Traditional i SU V For more information or to reli~er contact relayforlife@aol,com or -283-9S05 )